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“Grove Park Elementary Students Strengthen Reading Skills with Children’s Books on Tape”. Palm Beach County School Board Press Release. May 23, 2014.
“Children’s Books On Tape Inc. has made a very generous donation to Grove Park Elementary School. The recorded books on tape have been used in learning centers within the classroom with tape recorders and headphones to strengthen students’ oral language skills and reading fluency!”
“Generosity speaks volumes for Yale Junior”. The Yale Herald. Friday, April 10, 2009.
“Silverman began his campaign by targeting local schools that already had English for Speakers of other Languages (ESL) programs for students who were receiving little English instruction in their homes. The idea is to provide students, especially Hispanic families, access to English outside of the classroom!”
“Students’ project helps others learn to read”. The Palm Beach Post. Wednesday, January 16, 2008.
“One of the things that is so important for [Hispanic] students at our school is that our children benefit tremendously from hearing stories in English, and from having stories read in sequence that matches the pictures. This is a wonderful way to provide our students with a personal reader!”
“Teen’s voice captures young readers”. The Palm Beach Post. Sunday, July 3, 2005.
“The project is growing in other ways too. Silverman recently started recording short books more suitable for adults for his adult students at Corn Maya Inc., a non-profit Hispanic outreach organization that in Jupiter, where he teaches English classes!”
“Jupiter teen gives voice to books-on-tape project”. The Jupiter Courier. Sunday, June 26, 2005.
“The project got a major boost last fall through the Community Foundation of the Palm Beaches. Silverman was the youngest ever recipient of the Dwight Allison Fellows Award – - a $5,000 unrestricted grant that he used to buy tapes, labels, a display rack and bags to hold the recorded books on tape!”